Hatfield Forest

Hatfield Forest

What's on

The Kings Driscolls band playing live at Woodfest in Hatfield Forest


Join us for WoodFest in September and experience Hatfield Forest as it comes alive with music, crafts and much, much more...

Upcoming events

Woodside Green Restoration Walk

Sun 23 Sep 2018
With exciting restoration work soon to take place on Woodside Green, join the countryside team for a guided walk and find out how this special place is being preserved for future generations.

The Biology of Decay in Trees - Professional Course

Tue 02 Oct 2018
A professional arbor course to teach you about the aging process in trees

Hatfield Forest - Creative Horizons workshop for young people, Saturday 6, October 10 - 4pm

Sat 06 Oct 2018
If you're aged 14-18 years, this is an opportunity for you to share your views and express yourself in a variety of ways - how you get involved on the day is entirely up to you! This is an invitation to create, discuss and influence...

Who is that Fungi? - Childrens fungi walk

Sat 06 Oct 2018
Explore the forest looking for different fungi and find out why they are so amazing.

Deer Rut Walk for Adults

Wed 17 Oct 2018
Join us for a glimpse into the secretive world of fallow deer and perhaps catch a glace of the rut in action

From little acorns - grow mighty oaks

Wed 24 Oct 2018
Join us and collect acorns and saplings to grow into mighty oaks of the future.
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Tree growing in open parkland in May at Hatfield Forest, Essex.

Professional Courses at Hatfield Forest 

Our team manages a variety of veteran trees and the wildlife the habitat supports. Learn what they know by taking part in one of our professional courses.

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Join or give

A protective basket surrounding a freshly cut stump in Elgins Coppice

Coppice appeal 

Our volunteers help care for 240 hectares of ancient coppice woodland. They need your help to get new equipment to continue this important work.